Edward Chukwuma Ijah popularly known as Special Spesh is a hypeman popularly known for his work in ensuring Davido grew as an artist. His knowledge and influence in the music industry has been mentioned many a times in attribution to the popularity Davido, a Nigerian artist, currently has. In this article we will explore the early life, career, personal life and net worth of Special Spesh.
Special Spesh Age and Place of birth
Special Spesh was born in the South eastern part of Nigeria on 21st November, 1980. The hype man is currently 40 years old.
Special Spesh Early life and education
The bubbly and hyper energy that Special Spesh carries with him has been a constant since his childhood days. While being a hype man was not in the books or even a chartered career in the education system, Special Spesh was determined to make it through school. He attended both his primary and high school education in Nigeria before progressing into university.
A net-worker at that, Mr Ijah made friendships due to his charm and ability to socialize with different groups of people. These friendships were strategically made with upcoming personalities and artists in the country.
Special Spesh Career
Due to his connections in the music industry, Special Spesh, found his way around making money, but it was not easy at the beginning. He made his way into stardom during the first MTV Base VJ search. Unfortunately, he was a losing finalist in the show but this in turn gave him a stage to pursue his career as he was now quite popular.
It was after this encounter that he took up work with Mo Hits as an official hype man. Shortly after, Mo Hits became defunct and it was then that he moved and began working with different artists like D’Banj of Nigeria. He has since performed in many shows with different artists like Wande Coal and Davido, whom he considers his close friend.
Special Spesh Personal life, Wife, Children
Unknown to most, Edward Chukwuma is married to one wife and he has 3 children. The renowned hype man has managed to keep his life under wraps. His social media presence is not as prominent as those of other artists. As a result, not much apart from what he reveals is out on the socials.
Special Spesh Net worth and assets
Due to his work as a hype man to different artists, he has gained popularity and multiple streams of income. He is known to close deals for the 30 Billion Gang music outfit. Additionally, he is the head of corporate sponsorship for Davido’s record label, DMW. His net worth is at an estimated $500000
|Edward Chukwuma Ijah
|40 years old as of 2021
|Place of birth